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Mark From Nothing More Shows You His Guitars and Touring Gear [Video]

Nothing More has had a big year or so, with the release of their self-titled album, and they've come all the way from San Antonio to visit us a few times in the last year! They even played paintball with some GRD winners last summer!

Check out this cool video with guitarist Mark Vollelunga on the road, where he shows his cool new carbon-fiber guitar, his effects, amps, and talks about all the gear he loves to use on the road, and in the studio!

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Guitar Upgrades – Can You Hear the Difference in Pickups? [Video]

Today was guitar day for me, and I've been really looking forward to doing this video and guitar upgrade. I've recently gotten some new pickups for one of my favorite guitars, my EC-1000, from ESP/LTD.

It's a great guitar, and I've played the hell out of it for years, but the pickups have been bugging me for a while now.

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Guitar Master Zakk Wylde Launches Wylde Audio, His Own Guitar and Amp Company [Video]

Zakk Wylde made his name with Ozzy for a lot of years, before he started Black Label Society and grew a huge beard, became a Viking guitar god, and began to bulk up. He's played pretty much everywhere in the world, played pretty much every brand of guitar around, and knows what they should be.

So, naturally, he's decided to launch his own brand of guitars and amps, with Wylde Audio.

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Dean Guitars Reveals Wayne Static Tribute Guitar [Video]

Before Wayne Static passed away last year, he was about to hit the road on another tour, and placed an order with Dean Guitars for some new gear. He'd asked for a couple new custom versions of his Dean Modifier ML for the trek.

Unfortunately, he never got to tour with these guitars.

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Guitar Playing Filmed from Inside a Guitar Looks Really Cool [Video]

While watching this video, I was surprised that this hasn't been done like this before. How come there aren't a million videos filmed from inside a guitar? The strings do some amazing things!

How cool would it be to watch a show from inside the guitar, and see the crowd cheering, or drinking at a bar, or whatever, from inside the soundhole of a guitar?

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Check Out This Funny Video On Things Beginner Guitarists Say

We've all experienced it. Someone gets a guitar for Christmas, or they borrow a friend's, and they're immediately talking about their new band, telling you about the riffs they're learning, and trying to sell you tickets to a show, or a battle of the bands.

Hey, I'm all for people learning to play music. I love it, and think everyone could benefit from learning an instrument.

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How Does Royal Blood Get that Huge Sound with Only Two Guys?

The band Royal Blood has had an almost meteoric rise this year.  Since getting together in January of 2012, the band has played a few small shows, and then moved quickly into large venues, opening for bigger bands, in front of 30,000 people!

Their debut album, Royal Blood, has sold a bunch of copies, and their songs "Out of the Black", and "Figure It Out" have gotten a lot of attention, and have been top 5 singles for quite a while this year.

Their sound is a bit different, and comes from being generated by only two guys!

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Funny Things Bassists Say in the Studio

To continue our assault of every member of a band, here's another "what people say in the studio" video.  This guy pretty much nails band members with his parodies of what people say in the studio when they're not prepared.

It's pretty funny, but think of how much money people wasted in the studio, when it cost a couple thousand bucks a day to record!  How pissed off would you be if your bandmates did this stuff?

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Funny Things Guitarists Say in the Studio

Yesterday, I posted about the funny things drummers say in the studio, and I think we all had a good laugh.  If you haven't had that laugh yet, go have it, it's good.

Drummers aren't the only funny people in the studio, though.  You'll always get some good stuff from everyone in the band, including the guitar players.

Yes, even them.

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Alice Cooper’s Guitar Players Show Off Their Gear on Tour

For those of us with GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome), this video will be a bit of NSFW gear-porn.  Alice Cooper has three guitarists on tour with him right now.  Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and the gorgeous and talented Nita Strauss.

Premier Guitar goes back stage to talk with all three guitarists and get them to show their guitars on the tour, what effects they're using to get the sounds they want, and the amps they use to get loud!

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New Pickup for Guitarists Lets You Play Bass at the Same Time

Sometimes you don't have a bass player.  It happens a lot.  Sometimes you perform alone, and want the guitar to sound bigger, and more full.

Here's a really cool Kickstarter campaign going on right now.  This guy works for Steve Vai, and has come up with a pretty cool invention.  It's called A Little Thunder.

It's a guitar pickup that fits in a regular humbucker slot on the guitar, and has sort of a stacked pickup to give a humbucker sound in a single-coil space, and another couple coils for just the low E and A strings, to send to bass sound.

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Remember Fred Dursts’ Horrifying Guitar Solo?

This still is one of the funniest things that you can find on the internet. I don't know exactly what show this is from, but it's awesome. I have been playing guitar for quite a few years, and I am no Dimebag Darrell. However, I could play circles around this guy.

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